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allblaqk
allblaqk
8 August

Same Block, New Home!

Same Block, New Home!

Welcome Andy! This is why we also went with a smaller builder. Looking forward to following your journey :)

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allblaqk
Aug 08, 2017 7:55 pm
allblaqk

Hiya.... I haven't updated in some time. It feels like a lot but not much has been happened. We have our roof on now. Colour wallaby. Our doors and windows have gone…

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kandgat
Aug 08, 2017 5:58 pm
jonesyGT
jonesyGT
8 August

Building with Beechwood Homes in Sydney North West, Kellyvi

Building with Beechwood Homes in Sydney North West, Kellyvi
NSW

We started September. We are just (fingers crossed) about to start by 24 August We did colour back in June Get in contact with them, they kept emailing us & they didn't…

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jonesyGT
Aug 08, 2017 5:57 pm
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
8 August

Our First Home - Local Builder

Our First Home - Local Builder
NSW
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Hope all is well, shellu! Just checking in before I go off on my 8 day work week. Hope to see some nice progress reports when you are able!

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ruraldoc
Aug 08, 2017 5:27 pm
ruraldoc
Vet
Vet
8 August

Timber frames H3 treated - Metricon

Timber frames H3 treated - Metricon

Did anyone request getting the H3 treated in all wet areas or even the whole house? Metricon told me they only Base plate areas.

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Vet
Aug 08, 2017 3:13 pm
reallyunsure
reallyunsure
8 August

HBC build - Lakelands

HBC build - Lakelands
WA

Thank you danbiscuit! Your build looks like its coming along great! HBC have such good customer service, after my prestart another lady started communicating with me…

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reallyunsure
Aug 08, 2017 2:33 pm
Joker
Joker
8 August

Building on boundary-Neighbour unhappy

Building on boundary-Neighbour unhappy
SA

I would send a letter stating, your limited where the garage goes and that your home is single storey, state that unfortunately a empty block will always end up with a…

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Joker
Aug 08, 2017 12:38 pm
bashworth
bashworth
8 August

Inspection

Inspection
VIC

There are a few different options at this link . . . but also keep an eye on the build yourself and if anything looks wrong ask the…

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bashworth
Aug 08, 2017 10:55 am
bashworth
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wedge117
Aug 08, 2017 10:19 am
wedge117
Charlz
Charlz
8 August

Who to build with in the hunter

Who to build with in the hunter
NSW

Who have you built with in the hunter good and bad trying to decide who to go with

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Charlz
Aug 08, 2017 10:13 am
CleanupStack
CleanupStack
7 August

ANSA HOMES

ANSA HOMES
NSW

Hi All, Any recent builts with Ansa homes? Any reviews..? Couldn't find any reviews on productreview.com and not many here. For a first home builder its a tough call to…

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CleanupStack
Aug 07, 2017 10:16 pm
Kandi
Kandi
7 August

demolition and tree removal

demolition and tree removal
NSW

does any one know good Tree removal service and Demolition company in Sydney West

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Kandi
Aug 07, 2017 9:59 pm
Sonja385
Sonja385
7 August

Mimosa Homes Site Cost

Mimosa Homes Site Cost
VIC

We are currently trying to decide on a builder. We got quotes from several different builders and Mimosa homes side costs seem to be much below the ones of other builders…

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Sonja385
Aug 07, 2017 8:17 pm

Finance unconditionally approved! 🙌💸😃 perfect way to finish off my birthday weekend. Now we can really start to get EXCITED!!

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Hailz_6
Aug 07, 2017 7:09 pm
Hailz_6
Hanu1
Hanu1
7 August

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC

Hai i brought land in greenvale central stage 1 may 2016.i contact them through mail.yesterday they said they will take approximately 3 months to take to enter civil…

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Hanu1
Aug 07, 2017 6:53 pm
wongbruce
wongbruce
7 August

Clipsal

Clipsal

Done! Kind Regards, Bruce "Building an Eden Brae Waldorf 50 in North Kellyville" Blog: http://waldorf50.blogspot.com.au A Mobile Solicitor at Wong & Horta…

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wongbruce
Aug 07, 2017 6:51 pm
Doulton777
Doulton777
7 August

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 17, 18, 19

Ditto to what dulie said. Loving the triple front look. viewtopic.php?t=86597

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Doulton777
Aug 07, 2017 1:56 pm
Doulton777
LevaneT
LevaneT
7 August

Building With AllCastle Homes

Building With AllCastle Homes
NSW

Hydraulic design and drainage cost is by owner. You seem in developed area so get council drainage map check the storm water pipe connection. ( make sure no easement…

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LevaneT
Aug 07, 2017 12:54 pm
Saranya
Saranya
7 August

Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build

Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build
VIC
1, 2

Thanks for your message. We have asked our consultant already seems no one is building at the moment.

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Saranya
Aug 07, 2017 12:14 pm
rtforresters
rtforresters
7 August

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria
VIC
1 ... 218, 219, 220

Red bike, got it. We'll be the one walking our rotty lol will be good to finally say hi in person

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rtforresters
Aug 07, 2017 11:46 am
rtforresters
pindip
pindip
7 August

Who else purchased in Gill Estate, Lot 4, Boundary Road?

Who else purchased in Gill Estate, Lot 4, Boundary Road?
NSW

For those interested, a lot in the estate has recently been listed and the expected registration is listed as August/Septemeber https://www.realestate.com.au/property- ...…

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pindip
Aug 07, 2017 7:56 am
ja-mez
ja-mez
6 August

Building with mojo homes

Building with mojo homes
NSW
1, 2

House is coming along well. Handful of defects/incomplete works mean i probably wont get to lining by september. We have 4 weeks in august but theres 2- 3 weeks in…

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ja-mez
Aug 06, 2017 10:06 pm
VMGlendale37
VMGlendale37
6 August

Metricon - Duxton 39

Metricon - Duxton 39
VIC
1 ... 83, 84, 85

Looks great Emmz! Simple and elegant.

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VMGlendale37
Aug 06, 2017 9:57 pm
VMGlendale37
VMGlendale37
6 August

Metricon Henderson 42

Metricon Henderson 42
NSW
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Looks amazing M&T!

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VMGlendale37
Aug 06, 2017 9:53 pm
Vet
Vet
6 August

Building Metricon Laguna 40 Ryde council

Building Metricon Laguna 40 Ryde council
NSW

Has anyone asked for all the internal frames to be H3 all over or just in the wet areas? Open to thoughts. I was told that the pine can rot easy.

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Vet
Aug 06, 2017 9:29 pm
ganeshn83
ganeshn83
6 August

Anyone bought in Emerald Hills Leppington NSW?

Anyone bought in Emerald Hills Leppington NSW?
NSW
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Hi Guys I've got the lot 2015. I've not signed a contract with any builder yet, was having AdenBrook in mind. Anyone of you guys chosen to build with them? One of my…

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ganeshn83
Aug 06, 2017 4:32 pm

Who is building with Beechwood

Who is building with Beechwood
NSW

There is quite a large thread already going on Beechwood have a search very helpful people on there

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Needamoneytree
Aug 06, 2017 3:16 pm
Needamoneytree
krusade25
krusade25
5 August

Better Built Homes

Better Built Homes
NSW
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Great news about council approval! 16 weeks is horrendous! Hopefully the build for you is not as drawn out and hopefully you are in way before christmas 2018!

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krusade25
Aug 05, 2017 9:32 pm
Eskay
Eskay
5 August

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC

New Henley Electra build in Mernda/VIC
VIC
1, 2

Yes, we are doing flooring separately. It's still more than what we expected, the main culprit that increased the price were the site costs.

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Eskay
Aug 05, 2017 8:56 pm
Eskay
mjcmjc
mjcmjc
5 August

Who is building at Harrington Grove?

Who is building at Harrington Grove?
NSW
1 ... 60, 61, 62

Is this thread still alive? Anyone here building at Harrington Grove at the moment?

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mjcmjc
Aug 05, 2017 1:15 pm
yonas
yonas
5 August

MIRVAC HOMES AT SCHOFIELDS

MIRVAC HOMES AT SCHOFIELDS
NSW

Thanks Vick86. Looks like our budget won't be enough even for the smallest block. I would need to look from other development.

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yonas
Aug 05, 2017 1:01 pm
Sunil Pranav
Sunil Pranav
5 August

Ramp/Driveway slope to a basement garage.

Ramp/Driveway slope to a basement garage.

Thanks Brian. this info was very helpful. Regards, Sunil

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Sunil Pranav
Aug 05, 2017 11:50 am
Sunil Pranav
Coolc
Coolc
5 August

Upgrades with Carlisle homes easy living

Upgrades with Carlisle homes easy living
VIC

Hi we are building with Carlisle easy living. We are doing same upgrades and their standard inclusions are pretty good it seems. Any tips ?

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Coolc
Aug 05, 2017 10:21 am
aphsta
aphsta
5 August

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee

Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee
NSW
1, 2

4 weeks in and our survey is back. We'd given them a survey that was done 12 months ago but it wasn't one of their accredited surveyors so we had to have another done by…

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aphsta
Aug 05, 2017 10:12 am
Dani_J
Dani_J
5 August

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 49, 50, 51

Just re-read my post! How did I type sink instead of fridge? Ha ha. So you've effectively got 55mm to play with. The tap shouldn't stick much more out than that I would…

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Dani_J
Aug 05, 2017 8:38 am

Building a 26-28sq house on a corner lot

Building a 26-28sq house on a corner lot

Looking at floor plans hands down if it was me I would go Mantra 28. So much more resale value. No clue about the two builders qualities tho.

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Needamoneytree
Aug 04, 2017 10:04 pm
Needamoneytree

Colorbond Roof

Colorbond Roof
QLD

Anticon is used in our house due to bushfire rating. You need sarking for a couple of things the condensation, heating and cooling so whirley birds won't help with…

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Needamoneytree
Aug 04, 2017 9:51 pm
Needamoneytree
Joker
Joker
4 August

Building is not FUN !

Building is not FUN !
QLD
1, 2, 3

Pretty ugly brickwork, maybe the Bricky used his feet to lay those diabolical bricks.

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Joker
Aug 04, 2017 7:58 pm
Bri1234
Bri1234
4 August

Building the Simonds Palisade in Gippsland

Building the Simonds Palisade in Gippsland
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

After seeing your pictures I'm really happy with our choice. Worth the extra $

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Bri1234
Aug 04, 2017 7:30 pm
Bri1234
amiarm
amiarm
4 August

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1, 2, 3

council delayed.. Rego is expected by end of this month.

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amiarm
Aug 04, 2017 7:27 pm
gr8ly
gr8ly
4 August

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home

Custom build - BRISBANE - First home
QLD
1, 2

Thanks Stacey :) Hopefully everything goes together as well as it does in my head- We are super anxious to get our plans to council... still waiting for our final plans to…

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gr8ly
Aug 04, 2017 6:18 pm
gr8ly
saz1980
saz1980
4 August

Plantation Retreat Nouveau Q1 build on acreage in Brisbane

Plantation Retreat Nouveau Q1 build on acreage in Brisbane
QLD

Our Plantation build is due to start on 28th August, and will be sharing the progress here for anyone interested in building the Q1. We've had a long and involved…

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saz1980
Aug 04, 2017 5:57 pm
saz1980
saz1980
4 August

PGH Bricks - Photos of PGH Wicker or PGH Hotham

PGH Bricks - Photos of PGH Wicker or PGH Hotham
QLD

Gees, I haven't used photobucket for years and it's giving me hassle! I can email the photos to you if you want to PM me your email address? I've given up on photobucket,…

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saz1980
Aug 04, 2017 1:49 pm
icat2000
icat2000
4 August

Quantum Quartz vs Casearstone

Quantum Quartz vs Casearstone

Thanks for your prompt response. My quote for Casearstone is pretty high. I'm seriously looking at Quantum Quartz if its going to be cheaper.

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icat2000
Aug 04, 2017 12:13 pm
icat2000
Spotme
Spotme
4 August

Hooray, we are building the Metricon Glendale 38 in Sydney!!

Hooray, we are building the Metricon Glendale 38 in Sydney!!
NSW
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Thank you! Hope the rest of thebuild goes well Yep, am trying to get hold of HO contact, still witing, meanwhile my SS who is fantastic, said he'll look into it as his…

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Spotme
Aug 04, 2017 12:01 pm
Teemo
Teemo
4 August

Provincial Homes

Provincial Homes
NSW
1 ... 25, 26, 27

Yea look I feel for you but literally nothing do to with provincial. You pick the house, they submit and it got knocked back. Sucks and so does the amendment cost but…

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Teemo
Aug 04, 2017 11:34 am
lliigg
lliigg
4 August

HENLEY Experience

HENLEY Experience

Still pending Dawn. Hasn't been fixed. Hoping DBDRV might be able to get Henley to address these issues.

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lliigg
Aug 04, 2017 10:32 am
Duy Phan
Duy Phan
4 August

Building with Coral Homes

Building with Coral Homes

Cheryl519 The comment from Klea below would be correct in regards to PC. The contract will always note that Practical Completion is a stage where the house would be…

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Duy Phan
Aug 04, 2017 8:39 am

After a few weeks of not seeing any movement. I went for a look and was pleasantly surprised at finding the brickies almost half way done with the lower story. They are…

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eliszia
Aug 04, 2017 8:20 am
wongbruce
wongbruce
4 August

Tiling with Eden Brae

Tiling with Eden Brae
NSW

We are building the Waldorf 50 with Eden Brae. There are always advantages and disadvantages doing tiling externally after handover. As someone who has owned several…

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wongbruce
Aug 04, 2017 1:01 am


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